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Catawba College Lecturer Fires Up the Grill for "Consumers Digest"

May 8, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Faculty
"I thought perhaps a friend was playing a joke," says Cyndi Allison Wittum, a Catawba College Communication Arts lecturer. "It's not typical for an editor from a national magazine to send an e-mail about covering an assignment, especially when you've never written for the magazine."Tom Williams, an…
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Catawba Students in New Media Class Meet Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes

April 27, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Students
Catawba News ServiceIt takes something pretty amazing to get college students out of the bed voluntarily before the sun rises. Not only were Catawba College students Brandon Lee Coble of Yadkinville, Amanda Sowards of Harrisburg, Rob Fields of Orangeburg, S.C., Jen Trout of Seaford, N.Y., and Skip…
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From Costa Rica to Kettle Bell Training, Students Learn to Blog for Course Credit

April 17, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Students
Their topics were wide-ranging: travel in Costa Rica, kettle bell training, law and dis-order, what to do while in New York City, even a blog about World Missions Outreach. Students in the Online Publication class offered by Catawba College's Communication Arts program spent the semester learning…
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Communication Arts Instructor Fires up a Website on Outdoor Cooking

April 1, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Faculty
"My passion is writing," says Cyndi Allison Wittum, Communication Arts instructor. "In the back of my mind, I dreamed of hosting my own web page at some point, but I was content to write for online magazines." The turning point came last year when an online magazine that housed a large collection of…
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STUDENT BLOG: Travels in Costa Rica

March 30, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Students
;;;Aly Halter;Travels in Costa Ricaby Aly Halter '10Junior Aly Halter of Hertford, a communication arts major with a minor in Spanish, is a member of Catawba's Honors program and a Junior Marshal for the 2008-2009 academic year. Halter shares her experiences studying abroad in Costa…
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